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Ending Solitary for Juveniles, Prison Commissioner Cites Use of Evidence-Based Alternatives

By Rose Hoban Juveniles under the age of 18 who are incarcerated in North Carolina prisons will no longer be subjected to solitary confinement starting this fall, prison commissioner David Guice announced last week. In a statement accompanying a 16-page policy document, Guice wrote that “it is of paramount importance that, while these youth are […]